EFPIA Moves Forward on Product-Identification Demo

For over a year, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA; Brussels) has been touting a demonstration project that it is sponsoring to establish the feasibility of item-level production identification inside the European Union. At the upcoming May […]

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75 Years of SoftGel Capsules

  In 1934, Robert Pauli Scherer invented a machine—a rotary die press—that could produce soft gelatin capsules to contain medications. His company, Gelatin Products Corp., became R.P. Scherer Corp. in 1947, and in 1998, was acquired by the organization that […]

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People on the Move-April

Pfizer is positioning its senior management following the merger with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. As laid out by CEOs Jeff Kindler and Bernard Poussot, it will form two distinct research organizations, PharmaTherapeutics Research Group for small molecules, and BioTherapeutics Research Group, for […]

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